Philipp Krakau, M.A., MSc / Chief Operating Officer

Philipp Krakau has been with Pflüger International since 2012. Since 2017, he is the company’s COO and coordinates its business operations. As CEO of GLB German Latin Business GmbH he is also in charge of the regional focus on Latin America.

He graduated from a master’s programme in political science, sociology and public law at the University of Potsdam. Here, he concentrated on international politics and international relations. Subsequently, he received a Master of Science (MSc) in Latin American Studies at St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford.

Philipp Krakau was, among others, policy officer for security policy in the Mexico office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Further, he worked in La Paz (Bolivia) for an internationally active NGO in the field of intercultural communication as well as for the Chair for International Organizations at the University of Potsdam. His areas of expertise are international politics and international relations as well as politics and economics of Latin America.

Philipp Krakau can look back on substantial experience in the field of intercultural communication. After a yearlong youth exchange to the United States, he worked for many years as a trainer and seminar leader for intercultural youth events.

Philipp Krakau was born and raised in Berlin. He speaks German, English and Spanish.